The job of the DIT (aka PrePost on set) is constantly evolving, and to that evolvement, this workshop was created. This 2 day class will concentrate on the production of dailies, and all the tools, software and skill to get you working efficiently and quickly. Starting with the backing up of camera files all the way through to handing off of your shuttle drive with finished dailies to the post house. This is a relaxed class that will remove the mystery, help simplify and have you become confident in the DIT position. You will be exposed to cool gear and software to allow you to be an artist on-set. Plus a few vendors with products on display will be in attendance. Class is limit to 16 students, continental breakfast will be served in the morning, we break for lunch (there are several restaurants within walking distance of the studio to choose from, including Pink's and Chipotle), and then we finish out each day.
This class is designed for those looking to move up from Assistant Camera, Loader, Utility and Assistant Editor positions, or even DIT's, Editors, DP's and Producers that want to gain further knowledge of On-Set (PrePost) Dailies workflow. No prior experience necessary, but having computer skills is a must. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops. Power point presentation on thumb drives will be given to each student, which will also include a copy of REDCINE X PRO, and Davinci Resolve Lite. You should download these 2 free softwares, and get a little familiar before the class.
Vendors at the event:
Maxx Digital storage specailists will be on hand to demo and discuss the their new storage solutions
Bigfoot Mobile Carts Master Cart manufacturer Doug Solis will demo one of his latest on-set DIT carts, and talk to attendees about his New Mac Pro cart designs, and answer questions.
Eizo Monitors will be on hand for review and use by students. Eizo is one of the most recommended viewing devices for color work.
Tangent Devices will be supplying color control surfaces for grading session.
DIT Station will be on display for attendees to interact with.
Here is a list of “What you will learn” in the workshop:
To have a firm understanding of the DIT role for dailies delivery
How to prepare hardware and software for an effective on-set cart
How to properly back up footage for TV and Film production
Learn software options for checksum verification
Learn to calibrate/profile your on-set monitor
Evaluating exposure – via the use of scopes
Learn to use Live Grade (to previs) and creation of LUTs for Resolve
Primary color correction
Learn to use a color control surface
Learn to use a gray card in digital cinema for easy one light and matching files from multiple cameras
Learn to use a color meter on-set
The importance of setting proper white balance in cameras that shoot compressed video (non-RAW)
Developing looks with the DP
Syncing audio, both manually and via meta data (timecode)
Learn to work effectively with REDCINE X Pro, and Davinci Resolve for beautiful one light color correction and file delivery
Learn to create high quality compressed files for iPad and Cloud delivery
Using Cloud services for dailies uploads
Learn working procedures (with camera crew / DP / post)